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Arrow and Dialog sign EMEA deal

August 30, 2011 9:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Arrow Electronics has signed an agreement with Dialog Semiconductor to distribute the company’s full range of products throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Dialog creates energy-efficient, highly integrated, mixed-signal circuits optimised for personal portable,...

8-bit Embedded Flash MCUs promise energy savings

August 30, 2011 9:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe has made available a new series of its F2MC-8FX family of high-performance 8-bit microcontrollers with embedded flash memory. The new 32-pin MB95F430 series includes several products with four channels of built-in analogue voltage comparators as well as...

Designing robots for dangerous activities

August 30, 2011 7:09 am | Comments

Shigeo Hirose at the Tokyo Institute of Technology describes their approach for creating practical robots for doing work too hazardous for humans.


Back to School!

August 29, 2011 12:22 pm | by Energy Savers Blog | Comments

This week, millions of kids across the United States are heading back to school. Parents are buying school supplies and perhaps heaving a sigh of relief (or shedding a tear). It's a rite of passage.


Micro-AB USB receptacle from Suyin for sturdy under-board mounting

August 29, 2011 2:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

The new 5-position Micro USB receptacle from Suyin’s 020039MB005S507ZL model series features a reverse-bottom, type AB design, and is thus suited for mounting on the underside of printed circuit boards. The AB label means that the receptacle can accommodate both …

Bosch and Freescale collaborate on automotive airbag reference platform

August 29, 2011 2:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Bosch’s Automotive Electronics Division and Freescale have collaborated to product an automotive airbag reference platform, whose cost-effective nature should see it taken up in emerging markets such as India and China. The new airbag reference platform is based on chipsets …

Datel signs up Astute Electronics as a distribution partner for UK and Ireland

August 29, 2011 2:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Datel has signed a distribution franchise agreement with Astute Electronics for the supply of products to military and defence customers across the UK and Ireland. Under the agreement the products represented will include Datel’s data acquisition products and DC/DC converters....

How to create an Online Press Room for Your Tech Business

August 26, 2011 7:35 am | by Mark Shapiro | Comments

Does your technology web site work for the press and analysts that visit it?


Personal Communication Still Key to Customer Service in Today’s Marketplace

August 26, 2011 6:26 am | by By: Jim Greig, Sales and Marketing Manager Electronic Materials | Comments

In today’s tough economic times, there is a lot of discussion about how to communicate in a more cost-effective and efficient manner.


Bizzare Finnish live-in-digger contest broadcast live over the internet

August 26, 2011 6:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

A competition has seamlessly morphed the Finland’s two unlikely addictions – social media and earth diggers – into the country’s ‘must watch’ event of the year. Over the past two months they’ve been watching three men – down from the …

In The Beginning: Sealevel Celebrates 25 Years

August 26, 2011 6:13 am | by Susan O'Hanlan, Sealevel Systems, Inc., | Comments

Sealevel Systems, Inc., proudly celebrated 25 years of innovative, reliable hardware and software products to enable computer connectivity and control.


Will Tablets Push HP to Exit PCs?

August 26, 2011 6:10 am | Comments

HP announced today that it is “exploring strategic alternatives” for its Personal Systems Group and exiting the market for webOS devices, which includes its TouchPad tablet.


Global Business Practices - How Well Do You Know Your Customers?

August 26, 2011 5:51 am | by Jackson Wood | Comments

Doing business in a global economy can be a challenge. As the marketplace grows, it is critical to ensure your business partners are not subject to restrictions. While opportunities abound, some companies practice due diligence and others just go ahead and hope things fall into place smoothly.


What Have we Learned So Far and What can we do Better?

August 26, 2011 5:29 am | Comments

IDTechEx has tracked the printed electronics market since 2002.


LDRA Celebrates Success of India Office, Announces Seminar Tour

August 26, 2011 5:12 am | Comments

Opening new offices in other countries always presents interesting challenges.



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